Like it or not, the political structure of this country is predisposed to a two-party system. With force and counter-force, and checks and balances, since 1789 our government has been dominated by two political parties. Even as they decried “factions” (what we call political parties), Madison (Republican later to be called Democratic) and Hamilton (Federalist) took helped form the first two parties.
By the mid-1800s the institution of chattel slavery had so devastated this country that…
Added by Mark Small on July 15, 2019 at 7:56pm — No Comments